Anthony Rapp to Direct Workshop of Born Blue
Anthony Rapp will direct a workshop presentation of Caren Lyn Tackett’s new musical Born Blue, to be held at the Cutting Room, July 27-29.
Presented by Royal Family Productions, LunaSeed Productions and Shawn Cody, this existential rock and soul musical will feature Mila Adderley, Emily Afton, Aurianna Angelique, Tiffani Barbour, Brett Benowitz, Ashley Betton, Toby Blackwel, Brittany Campbell, J. Cat Lauren, Elder Nkrumah Gatling, Sam Given, Nate Gray, Danielle Lee Greaves, Justin Johnston, Katie Kiyan, Elise Noelani, Levin William, Lewis Evan Maltby, Michael Quadrino, Aleque Reid, Caren Lyn Tackett, Lauren Tripolitis, Brandon Uranowitz, and Richard E. Waits.
The design and production team will feature MiRi Park (choreographer), Jared Stein (music direction and supervision), Corey Michael Smithson (video animation design), Alex Ritter (sound design), Mike Wood (lighting design), Angela M. Vesco (costume/make-up design), Justyn Wade (production stage manager), Caren Lyn Tackett (vocal arrangements), Jared Stein (orchestrations), Michael McElroy (additional vocal arrangements), Jared Stein (conductor/keys), Jason Bozzi (guitar), Paul Gil (bass), Grant Braddock (drums), Sean Ritenauer (percussion).
A portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.